The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 73 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 2 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.31% 1.28% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 5.71% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 3
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 175 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 18.58% 22.38% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 115 173 137
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (90.00%) CCNP
3 17 (85.00%) CCNA
4 15 (75.00%) VoIP
5 14 (70.00%) BGP
6 11 (55.00%) IPsec
6 11 (55.00%) OSPF
6 11 (55.00%) VPN
7 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
8 9 (45.00%) Junos
8 9 (45.00%) VLAN
8 9 (45.00%) Statistics
8 9 (45.00%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (45.00%) CCIE
8 9 (45.00%) Juniper
8 9 (45.00%) WAN
8 9 (45.00%) PPP
8 9 (45.00%) Windows
8 9 (45.00%) Linux
8 9 (45.00%) L2TP
8 9 (45.00%) RTP
9 7 (35.00%) LAN
10 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (30.00%) IP Telephony
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (15.00%) F5
12 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) VoIP
2 14 (70.00%) BGP
3 11 (55.00%) IPsec
3 11 (55.00%) OSPF
3 11 (55.00%) VPN
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (45.00%) Junos
4 9 (45.00%) L2TP
4 9 (45.00%) PPP
4 9 (45.00%) RTP
4 9 (45.00%) VLAN
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) LAN
6 6 (30.00%) IP Telephony
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (15.00%) HSRP
9 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
9 2 (10.00%) PBX
9 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (15.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior VoIP Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Statistics
2 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (90.00%) CCNP
3 17 (85.00%) CCNA
4 9 (45.00%) CCIE
5 2 (10.00%) CCDP
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) F5